"Vus-zhe geyst dus ketsele broygesâ (Why is my Kitty so Angry?) A popular folk song otherwise known as âYikhes,â about the unseemly side of the Eastern European Jewish heritage. Topics: Yiddish Book Center, Leyke Post Carrey, Theatre, Yiddish
Leyke Post Carrey, Boston's Yiddish Diva. A swinging song about one of the happiest Jewish holidays by Boston’s legendary Yiddish theatre composer, Rueben Ossofsky (heard here on piano) Topics: Yiddish Book Center, Leyke Post Carrey, Theatre, Yiddish, Discovery Project
Leyke Post Carey sings "Yiddish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn". Yiddish redt zikh azoy sheyn (Yiddish Has Such a Lovely Sound). Everything sound best - if you say it in Yiddish! Topics: Yiddish Book Center, Leyke Post Carrey, Theatre, Yiddish
Ellen Perecman, founder of the New Worlds Theatre Project, discusses the process of choosing, translating, and producing Yiddish plays for an English-speaking audience. Perecman and her company will be in residence at the Yiddish Book Center this week as they begin working on Dovid Pinski’s Professor Brenner . Episode 37 August 7, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts Topics: Yiddish Book Center, National Yiddish Book Center, Yiddish, Aaron Lansky, New Worlds Theatre...